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‘Clean Sweep’ in SeaTac nets 30-caliber machine gun from Angle Lake!

‘Clean Sweep’ in SeaTac nets 30-caliber machine gun from Angle Lake!

The Angle Lake Shore Club of SeaTac held their annual ‘Clean Sweep’ on Saturday, July 26th, and in addition to retrieving lots of trash and half a wooden boat, they also found a Browning 30 caliber... [Read more]

Dave Upthegrove delivers ‘retired’ van to Navos Mental Health in Burien

Dave Upthegrove delivers ‘retired’ van to Navos Mental Health in Burien

Councilmember Upthegrove hands over the keys to the van to members of the Navos Mental Health Peer Bridgers program. On Wednesday, July 23, King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove delivered an eight-passenger... [Read more]

Teatro Minestrone’s ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ at North SeaTac Park Wed.

Teatro Minestrone’s ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ at North SeaTac Park Wed.

Teatro Minestrone’s ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ is coming to North SeaTac Park this Wednesday night, July 30! The traveling Italian theatre troupe that brought The Totally True and... [Read more]

Franciscan Health System to increase investment in Highline Medical Center

Franciscan Health System to increase investment in Highline Medical Center

Nurses and healthcare workers – all members of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW – announced Monday (July 28) that the Franciscan Health System (FHS) is planning to invest in Burien’s Highline Medical Center. A... [Read more]

The next B-Town Beat is set for Thursday, Aug. 7

The next B-Town Beat is set for Thursday, Aug. 7

The next B-Town Beat is set for Thursday, Aug. 7, from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien. Each business participating with visual art will also host an artist! The B-Town Beat is an independent not-for-profit... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Moka’ the missing black cat has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Moka’ the missing black cat has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Moka,’ the sweet black female cat that went missing in the 17000 block of Maplewild Ave SW in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood on Tuesday, July 22, was FOUND alive on Saturday,... [Read more]

6th annual FREE Ice Cream Social and Concert with Ciscoe will be Aug. 17

6th annual FREE Ice Cream Social and Concert with Ciscoe will be Aug. 17

by Wendy Morgan and Jennifer Muscolo Due to a spirited fan demand, a Sixth Annual Free Ice Cream Social and Concert with a Silent Auction and Plant Sale will happen at the Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden... [Read more]

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Wired Blues Band’

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Wired Blues Band’

The 5th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival is coming up on Saturday, Aug. 23, with a day filled with local blues together with a variety of fine brews from local breweries. This event is the... [Read more]

Here’s what all the police activity was about near Trader Joe’s Friday afternoon

Here’s what all the police activity was about near Trader Joe’s Friday afternoon

A major police turnout in the Five Corners neighborhood of Burien – near Trader Joe’s on SW 160th – was reported to us late Friday afternoon, and Sgt. DB Gates of the King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Construction starts on enhancements at several Burien intersections

Construction starts on enhancements at several Burien intersections

The City of Burien announced this week that it has received Federal assistance through a WSDOT Citywide Safety Improvements Grant for safety enhancements to several signalized and non-signalized intersections... [Read more]

REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film for Discover Burien is Friday, Aug. 1

REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film for Discover Burien is Friday, Aug. 1

REMINDER: A benefit screening of the locally-produced UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” for Discover Burien will be in one week – Friday night, Aug. 1 – at the Tin Theater, with the... [Read more]

Highline Soccer Association holding new Soccer Shoe Sale this weekend

Highline Soccer Association holding new Soccer Shoe Sale this weekend

The Highline Soccer Association will be holding a NEW Soccer Shoe Sale, with Youth, Men, and Women’s Shoes Brands including Nike, Puma, Diadora and more this weekend: Saturday, July 26: 10:00 pm... [Read more]

Host families needed for foreign high school exchange students

Host families needed for foreign high school exchange students

The Foundation for Academic Cultural Exchange (FACE) is looking for host families for high school exchange students. The students arrive in late August, and it is a 10-month commitment. Organizers are... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Great 5-bedroom Des Moines view home!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Great 5-bedroom Des Moines view home!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, July 27 – is a fabulous 5-bedroom Des Moines view home! Not only is this home in an excellent... [Read more]

REMINDER: It’s Shakespeare in the Park with ‘Othello’ at Dottie Harper Saturday

REMINDER: It’s Shakespeare in the Park with ‘Othello’ at Dottie Harper Saturday

REMINDER: Burien Arts Association will be presenting a FREE open-air Shakespeare in the Park production of GreenStage’s “Othello” this Saturday, July 26, at Dottie Harper Park, 421 S. 146th St.,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing black female cat ‘Moka’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Missing black female cat ‘Moka’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Moka’ the sweet black female cat, has been FOUND safe and sound! PREVIOUSLY: ‘Moka,’ a sweet black female cat, has been missing from the 17000 block of Maplewild Ave SW... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center holding free natural yard workshop this Sunday

Environmental Science Center holding free natural yard workshop this Sunday

Burien’s Environmental Science Center (ESC), WSU Extension Master Gardeners, Village Green Perennial Nursery, and Sustainable Burien with support from King County are sponsoring a FREE workshop for... [Read more]

LETTER: Concerns that Burien had Pierce County Humane Society evaluate CARES

LETTER: Concerns that Burien had Pierce County Humane Society evaluate CARES

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] It’s concerning that Burien asked the Pierce... [Read more]

Burien man charged in July 20 murder of ex-wife

Burien man charged in July 20 murder of ex-wife

A charge of ‘Murder in the Second Degree’ was filed Wednesday (July 23) against a 41-year-old Burien man who is accused of killing his ex-wife on July 20 in Kent, the King County Prosecutor’s... [Read more]

FREE Solar Workshop is tonight – Thursday, July 24 – in West Seattle

FREE Solar Workshop is tonight – Thursday, July 24 – in West Seattle

If you missed the first one in Burien, fear not – there will be another free Solar Workshop tonight – Thursday, July 24 – at Dakota Place Park, 4304 SW Dakota Street in West Seattle. And another... [Read more]

Filmmaker Megan Griffiths will be at Tin Theater for ‘Lucky Them’ Friday

Filmmaker Megan Griffiths will be at Tin Theater for ‘Lucky Them’ Friday

Seattle Filmmaker Megan Griffiths, who Directed “Lucky Them,” will be in attendance this Friday, July 25 at the Tin Theater for the film’s Burien showing. Griffiths will introduce the... [Read more]

It’s official – Seahurst Park will re-open to the public on Monday, Aug. 25

It’s official – Seahurst Park will re-open to the public on Monday, Aug. 25

The City of Burien announced Wednesday (July 23) that Seahurst Park – closed since last October – will re-open to the public at 8 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 25. “Crews are currently putting finishing... [Read more]

Power outage affects nearly 4,500 in Burien Wednesday morning

Power outage affects nearly 4,500 in Burien Wednesday morning

A power outage disrupted electricity to nearly 4,500 homes in Burien Wednesday morning (July 23), according to Seattle City Light: UPDATE: A second power outage in the Shorewood area was apparently caused... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday’s rain

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday’s rain

Update 9:00AM: Rain and heavy showers with thunder and lightning lit up across the south eastern portion of the lowlands this morning. Rain is expected to cover the entire area and more embedded... [Read more]

WestSide Baby surpasses goal, collects 300,000 diapers through ‘Stuff the Bus’

WestSide Baby surpasses goal, collects 300,000 diapers through ‘Stuff the Bus’

WestSide Baby volunteers and board members kicked off the weekend by marching with one of its buses in the West Seattle Grand Parade July 19. Marching in the parade has long been a WestSide Baby tradition,... [Read more]

Council approves City Manager evaluation process; agreement to build public trail

Council approves City Manager evaluation process; agreement to build public trail

City Manager Kamuron Gurol. by Jack Mayne Burien’s new City Manager will be evaluated by the Council next month, then twice more during his first year under a new process adopted by the lawmakers... [Read more]